DoubleTree by Hilton has arrived in Queenstown with the re-branding of the Hilton-managed Kawarau Hotel.
The stylish 98-room hotel is located at the Kawarau Village, next to Queenstown International Airport.
“We are proud to mark our brand’s entry into New Zealand with this exemplary hotel and to delight guests with the award-winning service culture for which the DoubleTree by Hilton name is known – starting with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and continuing throughout the guest’s stay,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
“The addition of DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown to our fast-growing global portfolio further underscores our brand’s commitment to delivering our upscale, full-service hotel offering in all key markets and gateway cities around the world.”
Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown will enjoy contemporary guest rooms featuring fully-fitted kitchenettes with an oven, microwave and fridge to provide all the comforts of home.
Many rooms offer views of Lake Wakatipu and feature an adjoining lounge area decorated in a modern alpine style.
“Australasia is a key growth market for DoubleTree by Hilton, and the introduction of the brand into New Zealand marks a significant milestone as we continue to expand our offering to travellers in the region,” said Hilton’s vice president of operations, Australasia, Ashley Spencer.
“At DoubleTree by Hilton, we know that the little things mean everything when it comes to great travel experiences, and we look forward to delighting guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown with the services and amenities that have made the brand beloved internationally.”
In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome and upscale services and amenities offered at the hotel, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices, a refreshing array of body care products and an industry-recognized service culture built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience for guests, team members and the community.